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10 Bordeaux Wines Your Collection Needs

by JJ Buckley Fine Wines

If you've recently started collecting wine, you'll want to know the best wines to acquire. As it turns out, Bordeaux wines should be right at the top of your list. These wines blend premium grape varieties - primarily Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Cabernet Franc and Petit Verdot for red Bordeaux, and Sauvignon Blanc, Muscadelle and Semillon for white Bordeaux. Combined with the estate's pride of production, regional differences help create the bold complexity for which Bordeaux wine is known.

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2013 Bordeaux: That's Why They Call Them The First Growths

by Chuck Hayward

The first growths are designated so because they are considered to have the best terroirs in the Haut-Medoc. But what happens in the more difficult years? Do the supposedly superior terroirs actually allow the first growths to produce wines better than their neighbors?

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